conflagration


conflagration

noun

Definition of CONFLAGRATION

1
a destructive burning <the historic tavern burned to the ground in a horrible conflagration>
2
a state of armed violent struggle between states, nations, or groups <what began as a skirmish over disputed territory erupted into a conflagration that swept the continent>
Antonyms peace

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